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ID W-1-67-MX
Also Known As TOWM-1WT
Towmas_Leg_1
Abstract Chief Scientists: Fred Spiess, B. Luyendyk. Geophysical data (LoranC, magnetics, airgun) of field activity W-1-67-MX in Mexico from 11/07/1967 to 12/15/1967
Chief Scientist Fred Spiess
B. Luyendyk
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Thomas Washington
Area of Operation Mexico
Bounding Coordinates
31.82960
-116.92480    -109.80100
22.45920
Dates 11/07/1967 (JD 311) to 12/15/1967 (JD 349)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Fred Spiess Chief Scientist, Scripps
B. Luyendyk Chief Scientist, Scripps
Equipment Used
LoranC
magnetics
airgun
Notes
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         W167MX
Institution Data Collection ID --- TOWM-1WT
NGDC ID ---                        15040065
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          TOWMAS LEG 1
Study region ---                   +32.00000,+22.00000,-117.00000,-109.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             SPIESS F.N.,LUYENDYK B.
Name of vessel ---                 R/V THOMAS WASHINGTON (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 11/07/67     SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA
Date field data collection ended ---   12/15/67     SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     (unspecified)
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
Format --- 

(I1,A8,F5.2,4I2,F5.3,F8.5,F9.5,I1,F6.4,F6.1,I2,i1,3F6.1,I1,F5.1,F6.0,F7.1,F6.1,F5.1,A8,4I1)
Date of data input to NGDC ---     10/13/81
Contributing institution ---       SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     CELESTIAL AND LORAN
Position determination method ---  LINEAR INTERP.BETWEEN ADJACENT FIXES

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    (unspecified)
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            VARIAN MFD PROTON PRECESSION MOD 4970
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANAL.RECORDS,CARDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    14.3 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 6 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-65
Method of applying residual field ---    LIN.INTERP.AT 30DEG C/C OR 500MI ALONG 
TRACK

Seismic instrumentation --- 40CU.IN.AIRGUN,10-300HZ,GIFFT RECORDER
Formats of seismic data --- 35MM MICROFILM
Publications
Normark, William R., and Curray, Joseph R., 1968, Geology and structure of the
tip of Baja California, Mexico: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 79,
no. 11, p. 1589-1600.

Normark, W.R., Loughridge, Michael S., and Spiess, F.N., 1968, Detailed channel morphology of the La Jolla submarine fan valley: American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 49, no. 1, p. 212.

Normark, W.R., and Piper, D.J.W., 1969, Deep-sea fan valleys, past and present: Geological Society of America Abstracts Cordilleran Section, v. pt. 3, p. 49.

Normark, William R., 1969, Erosional deep sea fan valleys: Geological Society of America Abstracts Rocky Mountain Section, v. pt. 5, p. 59.

Normark, W.R., Allison, E.C., and Curray, J.R., 1969, The geology of the Pacific continental margin of the peninsula of Baja California: Geological Society of America Abstracts, Annual Meeting, v. pt. 7, p. 163.

Normark, W.R., and Spiess, F.N., 1969, Active channel system of the San Lucas submarine fan at the tip of Baja California: Geological Society of America Special Paper, p. 220-221.

Normark, William R., 1970, Growth patterns of deep-sea fans: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 54, no. 11, p. 2170-2195.

Normark, William R., 1970, Growth patterns of deep-sea fans: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 54, no. 11, p. 2170-2195.

Normark, W.R., 1971, Transfer of lower Baja California, Mexico, from North American to Pacific lithospheric plates: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 3, no. 2, p. 172.

Mudie, John D., Normark, William R., and Klitgord, Kim D., 1971, Some more magnetic lineations observed near the ocean floor in the northeast Pacific and possible implications on Gilbert geomagnetic chronology: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 52, no. 4, p. 194.

Normark, William R., 1969, Growth patterns of deep-sea fans: San Diego, La Jolla, CA, University of California, dissertation.
Normark, William R., 1970, Growth Patterns of Deep-Sea Fans: San Diego, CA, University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Contributions, v. 40, pt. 2, no. 2, p. 1488-1513.

Normark, William R., 1971, Mini-topography of deep-sea fans; geometric considerations for facies interpretations in turbidites, in Geologic guide book--Newport Lagoon to San Clemente, Orange County, California: Tulsa, OK, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section.

Klitgord, Kim D., Mudie, John D., and Normark, William R., 1972, Magnetic Lineations Observed Near the Ocean Floor and Possible Implications on the Geomagnetic Chronology of the Gilbert Epoch: The Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, v. 28, no. 1, p. 35-48.

Normark, William R., 1972, Submarine canyons and fan-valleys; factors affecting growth processes of deep-sea fans (abst.), in A conference on modern and ancient geosynclinal sedimentation: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin National Science Foundation.

Normark, W.R., 1976, Growth patterns of deep-sea fans, in Whitaker, J.H., ed., Submarine canyons and deep-sea fans; modern and ancient: Stroudsburg, Pa., Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Inc.

Chase, T.E., Normark, W.R., and Wilde, P., 1976, Compilations of marine geologic and oceanographic data off the West Coast of the United States: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 8, no. 6, p. 809.

Chase, T.E., Holmes, M.L., Wilde, P., and Normark, W.R., 1977, Compilation of marine geologic and oceanographic data off the western United States; Cascadia Sheet: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 7, p. 926.

Normark, W.R., 1977, Neogene basins and transform motion within the Pacific continental margin of Baja California: Offshore Technology Conference, no. 9, v. 3, Preprints, p. 93-100.

Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., and Spiess, F.N., 1978, Mapping of small scale (outcrop-size) sedimentological features on modern submarine fans: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 1, p. 593-598.

Spencer, J.E., and Normark, W.R., 1979, The Neogene Tosco-Abreojos strike-slip fault within the Pacific margin of southern Baja California, Mexico: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 11, no. 3, p. 129.

Spencer, J.E., and Normark, W.R., 1979, Tosco-Abreojos fault zone; a Neogene transform plate boundary within the Pacific margin of southern Baja California, Mexico: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 7, no. 11, p. 554-557.

Chase, T.E., Normark, W.R., Thomas, J.A., Holmes, M.L., and Wilde, P., 1979, Compilation of marine geologic and oceanographic data off the western United States; southern California continental borderland: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 11, no. 7, p. 400.

Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1980, Possible geometries of sandstone bodies as reflected by geomorphic features on modern submarine fans: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 5, p. 722-723.

Normark, William R., Spencer, Jon E., and Ingle, James C., Jr., 1987, Geology and Neogene history of the Pacific continental margin of Baja California Sur, Mexico, in Scholl, David W., Grantz, Arthur, and Vedder, John G., eds., Geology and resource potential of the continental margin of western North America and adjacent ocean basins, Beaufort Sea to Baja California: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 6, p. 449-472.
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